Obesity
Eating later in the day may be associated with obesity  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Eating later in the day may contribute to weight gain, according to a new study. more
For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers report. more
Obese mouse mothers trigger heart problems in offspring  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Mitochondria manufacture energy in every cell of the body, including heart muscle cells. A new study shows that cardiac mitochondria are abnormal in the offspring of mouse mothers that become obese due... more
High-fructose corn syrup boosts intestinal tumor growth in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Consuming a daily modest amount of high-fructose corn syrup -- the equivalent of people drinking about 12 ounces of a sugar-sweetened beverage daily -- accelerates the growth of intestinal tumors... more
High-fructose corn syrup enhances intestinal tumor growth in mice  Science Magazine · 2 days
Excessive consumption of beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is associated with obesity and with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. Whether HFCS contributes directly to tumorigenesis is unclear.... more
Healthy fats improve nerve function in obese mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Swapping dietary saturated fats for monounsaturated fats reverses nerve damage and restores nerve function in male mice, finds new preclinical research. These data support further investigation of diets rich in healthy fats... more
Eight new unique gene mutations in patients with hereditable heart muscle disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have identified eight new gene mutations that may cause or contribute to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease not caused by... more
More vitamin D may improve memory but too much may slow reaction time  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique study... more
Free fatty acids appear to rewire cells to promote obesity-related breast cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Free fatty acids in the blood are linked with higher rates of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer in obese postmenopausal women, according to a new... more
Medical News Today: Could green tea help fight obesity?  MNT · 1 week
A new study finds more evidence of the health benefits of consuming green tea. The authors conclude that it might reduce the risk of obesity. more
Green tea cuts obesity, health risks in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study. more
Green tea lowers obesity, health risks in mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Green tea cuts obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study. more
Study suggests new approach to ameliorating obesity-associated metabolic abnormalities  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The search by scientists to find ways to combat obesity continues. Recently, investigators have been exploring whether they can engage the lymphatic system to help regulate obesity-induced inflammation of fat... more
The world's adolescents -- large unmet needs and growing inequalities  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The first detailed global study of adolescent health reveals: growing inequality with a large disease burden in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Pacific, obesity rates have doubled, with... more
Single working mothers are being blamed for childhood obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Single working mothers are to blame for the childhood obesity epidemic in the UK, according to a new scientific study. more
Vascular risk factors tied to brain health  MNT · 2 weeks
New research finds that risk factors affecting the health of our blood vessels — such as smoking, obesity, or diabetes — may also impair brain health. more
Medical News Today: Vascular risk factors tied to brain health  MNT · 2 weeks
New research finds that risk factors affecting the health of our blood vessels — such as smoking, obesity, or diabetes — may also impair brain health. more
Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity and diabetes, are linked to less... more
Smoking, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes associated with less healthy brains  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity and diabetes, are linked to less... more
Vitamin D may be protective among asthmatic obese children, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study finds vitamin D may be protective among asthmatic obese children living in urban environments with high indoor air pollution. more
Scientists identify genetic mechanism that may play role in some obesity cases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Obesity is a major public-health problem in the United States and around the world, with an estimated 650 million people suffering from the condition. more
Intense weight loss with the soups and shakes could reverse type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study looking at the long term effects of losing substantial amounts of weight has found that it could reverse type... more
Scientists identify genetic factors that may cause some people to become obese  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New research on leptin, a hormone that regulates appetite, reveals a previously unknown mechanism that may be responsible for at least 10 percent of... more
Medical News Today: Can supplements help keep depression at bay?  MNT · 3 weeks
A new randomized clinical trial investigates whether different dietary interventions could help overweight people and people with obesity avoid depression. more
Medical News Today: Being overweight or obese may improve stroke survival  MNT · 3 weeks
New research further strengthens the theory that excessive body fat may have a protective effect and improve survival after a stroke. more
Integrated therapy is effective in treating obesity and depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
An intervention combining behavioral weight loss treatment and problem-solving therapy with as-needed antidepressant medication for participants with co-occurring obesity and depression improved weight loss and depressive symptoms compared with routine... more
Integrated therapy treating obesity and depression is effective  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
An intervention combining behavioral weight loss treatment and problem-solving therapy with as-needed antidepressant medication for participants with co-occurring obesity and depression improved weight loss and depressive symptoms compared with routine physician care. more
How celastrol sensitizes brains to leptin, curbing hunger and obesity  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Celastrol's potent anti-obesity effects were widely reported in 2015. Derived from the roots of the thunder god vine, the drug curbed food intake in obese mice by nearly... more
Weekend recovery sleep does not appear to reverse sleep loss induced risks  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Insufficient sleep and untreated sleep disorders put people at increased risk for metabolic problems, including obesity and diabetes. more
High-fat diet and age alter microflora and cause inflammation in heart failure  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Growing older and a high-fat diet enriched with omega 6 fatty acids are major contributors to health risks ranging from diabetes to heart failure.... more
A lipase-independent pathway of lipid release and immune modulation by adipocytes  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
To meet systemic metabolic needs, adipocytes release fatty acids and glycerol through the action of neutral lipases. Here, we describe a secondary pathway of lipid release... more
Does extra sleep on the weekends repay your sleep debt? No, researchers say  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Insufficient sleep and untreated sleep disorders put people at increased risk for metabolic problems, including obesity and diabetes. But is extra sleep... more
Changes in food variety, portion size over time potentially increased obesity epidemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Despite the addition of some healthful menu items, fast food is even more unhealthy for you than it was 30 years ago. more
Review shows reciprocal relationship between obesity and prefrontal cortex activity  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In a review published February 26 in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, researchers explore the age-old chicken-or-the-egg conundrum but this time looking at whether obesity reduces self-control... more
Medical News Today: Obesity and the 'self-control' brain area: What is the link?  MNT · 4 weeks
A new review suggests that the prefrontal cortex, a brain area involved in planning and decision making, has a 'reciprocal relationship' with... more
Obesity and the 'self-control' brain area: What is the link?  MNT · 4 weeks
A new review suggests that the prefrontal cortex, a brain area involved in planning and decision making, has a 'reciprocal relationship' with obesity. more
Cellular alterations increase vulnerability of obese and diabetic individuals to infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A study identifies changes to neutrophils that appear to explain why people suffering from obesity and type 2 diabetes are more likely to contract infectious diseases. more
Obesity and severe obesity added as risk factors for premature heart disease in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Obesity and severe obesity in childhood and adolescence have been added to the list of conditions that put children and... more
Race on to make urban agriculture viable, durable  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In a world faced with the conundrum of mountains of waste and obesity for some and dire shortages and malnutrition for others the future of food is a main dish on today's... more
Vitamin D supplementation less effective in the presence of obesity, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
A new Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study confirms that vitamin D supplementation is less effective in the presence of obesity, and it... more
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